When it comes to international health insurance, there are various reasons and profiles of people who buy it. Mostly it someone who is living outside their country of citizenship, often known as expats, global nomads, global citizens, and digital nomads. It could be someone who took a position with their company overseas and will be living in a foreign country for the next two years or more. Read more
There are many challenges for expats who live in foreign countries. From packing to relocating and making friends, expats will have to navigate their way through it. Most of the time, after a few bumps on the road, they’re successful in establishing a routine in an expat destination. However, when it comes to their healthcare, expats face language and cultural challenges in medical care. Read more
Steps to take when your expat job isn’t working out for you
There comes a time in an expat’s life where they reach a roadblock. The job that you highly anticipated and moved abroad for may be taking its toll on you in many different ways. But before you decide your expat job isn’t working out for you, there are certain steps you can take to ensure you are making the right decision. At the end of the day, you want to exhaust all your options before making the final decision.
Why it is Important That Expats Purchase a Global Health Plan While Living Abroad
Moving abroad for work, extended travel, or retirement is a huge endeavor for individuals, couples, and especially families. You will have many preparations to make before you live overseas and even more adjustments and often culture shock once you get there. Read more
Here’s a Quick To-Do List Before You Become an Expatriate Overseas
Moving abroad is both exciting and terrifying. As you start to plan your move to become an expatriate overseas, you realize there are never-ending tasks to be completed. There are so many things to knock down off your relocation checklist before you pack your bags and move to an expat destination. We don’t say this to scare you but give you a realistic idea of what needs to be done. Read more
Learn the Importance of Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance for Expats
At Expat Financial, we encourage expats to include evacuation and repatriation insurance. It is particularly important when they are on the other side of the world, living and working. In this article, we will learn the difference between the two and the importance of evacuation and repatriation insurance for expats.
What’s It Like To Be An International Citizen?
We’ve heard this term numerous times before. With globalization, there has been an increase in the number of global citizens, or international citizens. It is generally not too hard to become one as long as you are able to travel given the COVID pandemic. An international citizen is often seen as someone who is aware of the world and understands their role in it. Read more
5 Destinations That are Expensive for Employers
There are numerous expat locations across the world; however, many of them are not affordable for expatriate living. A lot of expat destinations are costly for employers. The pay packages of expat workers include remuneration, benefits, insurance, tax benefits, relocation allowances, etc. Benefits expected by most expat staff includes accommodation allowances, international school tuition fees, and utility services.
How a Digital Nomad Can Stay the Course During the Pandemic
As with every sector halting during the pandemic, the travel sector took a huge hit. According to WYSE Travel, the travel industry experienced a 60% drop in the first quarter of the year 2020. As countries experienced the highs and lows of the pandemic, the current situation is seeing people traveling within the country. For example, citizens in Canada are making plans to visit other provinces, and Malaysia is seeing locals spending long weekends in islands or even exploring different states at a stretch. If you living in an expat destination or plan to move to one, this article explores how one can still be a digital nomad during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learn Why People are Considering Moving to Barbados & Other Destinations During the Pandemic
It has been widely reported in the news media that Barbados is putting out the Welcome Stamp or welcome map to current and potential expatriates. For those looking for a place where you can enjoy beautiful beaches, a safe and inviting atmosphere, and a great lifestyle, this may just be the destination for you. Barbados is ideally suited for digital nomads with the island’s favorable tax system and fast and efficient internet. The government is now offering a special visa for global nomads who want to live and work from Barbados. Read more
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